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    Get your Equilibrium Punctuated Here

    “The reuse of human feces as fertilizer was common in Japan. In Edo city, compost merchants gathered feces for sale to farmers. Human excreta of rich people were sold at higher prices because their diet was better; presumably more nutrients remained in their excreta.”                       […]

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    About The Albuquerque Bonsai Club

    The Albuquerque Bonsai Club began in January 1975. By 1979, it had grown, and the first Bonsai master, Ben Oki, was invited to conduct a bonsai workshop. Since then, other Bonsai masters have presented workshops in Bonsai culture in Albuquerque. Other Masters, including John Naka, Chase Rosade, Jim Barrett, Hal Sasake, Toshio Subaromaru, Mel Ikeda, Ray Nagatoshi,and Ernie Kuo have visited Albuquerque and enriched the club members knowledge of Bonsai.

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January Workshop

This inspiration from John re: this Saturday's workshop -- On high Sandias The setting sun has left the sky The light grows dim. I thought I was a brave man. My thin sleeves are wet with tears. ----- apologies to Hitomaro Remind me not to take a month off from workshop... It brings on these melancholic funks ... Read More...

Bonsai Toolbox

Dearest Friends….. Herein lies an annotated list of the basic tools and assorted gizmos which might constitute a basic bonsai tool box. Your needs will vary, of course, but this has worked for me over the years. First, a general note or two, to wit: I refuse to accept the premise that one must sink […]


January 7, 2017 Meeting

Agenda 9:05 – 9:15 Opening Remarks 9:15 – 10:15 Bonsai in the Winter–What to do if you don’t collect stamps! Panel discussion, soil mixes (Athena, Adam, Scott) Record keeping for your collection (Joann) Planning for Spring work (Gordon) Cleaning/Prepping pots (Jim) Prepping drain screens (Vicki) 10:15 – 10:45 Wiring demonstration and training (Aaron) 10:45 – […]


January – Yawn… Nap time is still on…

This is our middle of winter, and it can get cold. The average high temperature is 46 degrees; the average low is 23 degrees. Records are 69 degrees for the high and -17 degrees for the low. Relative humidity is 53%. On warmer days of 40 degrees or above, the cold frame can be opened […]